Munksjö to invest at its La Gère Release Liners mill in France
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Munksjö to invest at its La Gère Release Liners mill in France

Helsinki, Finland, 9 June 2014 at 09.00 CEST, 2014-06-09 09:00 CEST (GLOBE
NEWSWIRE) --
MUNKSJÖ OYJ, PRESS RELEASE, 9 June 2014 at 09.00 CEST

Munksjö, one of the global leading specialty paper companies, has announced
today an investment for the upgrade of its La Gère Release Liners mill in the
south east of France, to further increase product performance and strengthen
the support to the pressure sensitive adhesive labelling and the specialty tape
and industrial markets served.

The investment will be executed in the month of December 2014, and will upgrade
the mill's G6 supercalendered release paper machine. The planned substitution
of the line's head-box with state of the art equipment will result in better
product runnability through silicone coating and lamination and through further
converting processes both in PSA labelling and in specialty tape and industrial
end-uses.

This investment follows the installation in late 2012 of equipment to apply the
successful Acti-V technology to release papers produced on G6 paper machine,
designed for one and two-side silicone coating processes. Munksjö Acti-V plays
an active role in the silicone curing and anchorage process, reducing
requirement for catalyst (platinum) and energy while making silicone anchorage
stronger and more durable, even in challenging environmental conditions.

The La Gère mill is part of Munksjö Release Liners Business Area, a global
leading producer of release papers for the PSA industry, with manufacturing
sites in Europe and South America. All of them are ISO 9001:2008, ISO
14001:2004, OHSAS 18001:2007, FSC® and PEFC Chain-of-Custody certified.

Munksjö Oyj

For more information, please contact:

Marco Troglia, Vice President Sales & Marketing, Release Liners,
Tel +39 011 92 60 188, marco.troglia@munksjo.com

Marco Martinez, Product Manager, Release Liners and Sustainability
Tel +39 011 92 60 271, marco.martinez@munksjo.com

Munksjö - Materials for innovative product design
The Munksjö Group is an international specialty paper company with a unique
product offering for a large number of industrial applications and
consumer-driven products. Founded in 1862, Munksjö is among the leading
producers in the world of high-value added papers within attractive market
segments such as decor paper, release papers, electrotechnical paper, abrasive
backings, graphic and industrial paper and interleaving paper. Given Munksjö's
global presence and way of integrating with its customers' operations, the
company forms a global service organisation with 15 production facilities;
located in Brazil, China, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Sweden,
approximately 3,000 employees and sales offices all around the world. Munksjö
Oyj is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. Read more at www.munksjo.com.